Introduction to Direct Support Skill Set

National ID: AE456
State ID: AE456
Qualification level: Skill set

Course is available at the following locations

Public
Central Regional TAFE

<h3>Do you want to make a positive difference in the lives of others?  </h3>
<p>This introductory skill set will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to get started in a rewarding career within the community services sector. You will gain the basic skills to provide support to people in a range of health care setting </p>
<ul>
<li>Determine and respond to person support needs</li>
<li>Follow infection prevention and control procedures</li>
<li>Complete manual tasks safely </li>
<li>Communicate and work in the health or community services sector</li>
</ul>

Course description

<h3>Do you want to make a positive difference in the lives of others?  </h3>
<p>This introductory skill set will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to get started in a rewarding career within the community services sector. You will gain the basic skills to provide support to people in a range of health care setting </p>
<ul>
<li>Determine and respond to person support needs</li>
<li>Follow infection prevention and control procedures</li>
<li>Complete manual tasks safely </li>
<li>Communicate and work in the health or community services sector</li>
</ul>

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
North Metropolitan TAFE

<h3>Ageing and Disability Job Ready Program</h3>
<p>A career in the ageing or disability sector can be very rewarding. You can get started in <strong>one of the fastest growing workforces in Western Australia</strong> and make a positive difference to the lives of others.</p>
<p>This is an <strong>exciting opportunity</strong> to start a career that makes a difference and supports a person to reach their goals, engage with the community and meet their support needs.</p>
<p>As part of this course you will <strong>attend a work placement with an employer</strong> where you will gain real, hands on industry experience and secure a ‘foot in the door’.</p>
<p>By completing the Ageing and Disability Job Ready Program, you may:</p>
<ul>
<li>Be offered a job with your work placement employer</li>
<li>Be offered an aged care or disability work traineeship</li>
<li>Use your skills to transition into an allied health occupation</li>
<li>Gain employer references</li>
<li>Be connected with other employment opportunities within these sectors or</li>
<li>Complete further studies</li>
</ul>
<p>For more information visit <a href="https://www.jobsandskills.wa.gov.au/pathways&quot; title="Jobs and Skills WA">jobsandskills.wa.gov.au/pathways</a> or call 08 6551 5049 or email <a href="mailto:SWAD@dtwd.wa.gov.au&quot; title="Email link for SWAD@dtwd.wa.gov.au">SWAD@dtwd.wa.gov.au</a></p>

Course description

<h3>Ageing and Disability Job Ready Program</h3>
<p>A career in the ageing or disability sector can be very rewarding. You can get started in <strong>one of the fastest growing workforces in Western Australia</strong> and make a positive difference to the lives of others.</p>
<p>This is an <strong>exciting opportunity</strong> to start a career that makes a difference and supports a person to reach their goals, engage with the community and meet their support needs.</p>
<p>As part of this course you will <strong>attend a work placement with an employer</strong> where you will gain real, hands on industry experience and secure a ‘foot in the door’.</p>
<p>By completing the Ageing and Disability Job Ready Program, you may:</p>
<ul>
<li>Be offered a job with your work placement employer</li>
<li>Be offered an aged care or disability work traineeship</li>
<li>Use your skills to transition into an allied health occupation</li>
<li>Gain employer references</li>
<li>Be connected with other employment opportunities within these sectors or</li>
<li>Complete further studies</li>
</ul>
<p>For more information visit <a href="https://www.jobsandskills.wa.gov.au/pathways&quot; title="Jobs and Skills WA">jobsandskills.wa.gov.au/pathways</a> or call 08 6551 5049 or email <a href="mailto:SWAD@dtwd.wa.gov.au&quot; title="Email link for SWAD@dtwd.wa.gov.au">SWAD@dtwd.wa.gov.au</a></p>

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
South Metropolitan TAFE

<h3>Make a positive difference to the lives of others </h3>
<p>Work your way to a fulfilling career in the direct care industry with this introductory skill set, designed to give you the basic skills and knowledge needed to work safely and provide support to people in a range of health care settings such as direct client care, community care, community services, in-home care and disability care.</p>
<h4>Gain these skills: </h4>
<ul>
<li>Compliance with <strong>infection prevention and control</strong> polices and procedures </li>
<li>Conducting <strong>manual tasks</strong> safely </li>
<li>Meeting <strong>personal support</strong> needs</li>
<li><strong>Communicating</strong> and working in health or community services </li>
</ul>
<h4>Fees:</h4>
<p><span><span><span><span><span><span><span>Please note if you are not eligible for fee free training, the following fees apply.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p>
<ul>
<li><span><span><span><span><span><span><span>Tuition fees: $371.10 or free for concession</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li>
<li><span><span><span><span><span><span><span>Resource fees: $120.00</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li>
</ul>
<h4>Course dates and location:</h4>
<p><strong>Rockingham </strong>– 24 May to 2 July </p>
<p>This program includes 3 weeks full-time study, followed by two week’s work placement with an employer in disability or aged care.</p>

Course description

<h3>Make a positive difference to the lives of others </h3>
<p>Work your way to a fulfilling career in the direct care industry with this introductory skill set, designed to give you the basic skills and knowledge needed to work safely and provide support to people in a range of health care settings such as direct client care, community care, community services, in-home care and disability care.</p>
<h4>Gain these skills: </h4>
<ul>
<li>Compliance with <strong>infection prevention and control</strong> polices and procedures </li>
<li>Conducting <strong>manual tasks</strong> safely </li>
<li>Meeting <strong>personal support</strong> needs</li>
<li><strong>Communicating</strong> and working in health or community services </li>
</ul>
<h4>Fees:</h4>
<p><span><span><span><span><span><span><span>Please note if you are not eligible for fee free training, the following fees apply.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p>
<ul>
<li><span><span><span><span><span><span><span>Tuition fees: $371.10 or free for concession</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li>
<li><span><span><span><span><span><span><span>Resource fees: $120.00</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li>
</ul>
<h4>Course dates and location:</h4>
<p><strong>Rockingham </strong>– 24 May to 2 July </p>
<p>This program includes 3 weeks full-time study, followed by two week’s work placement with an employer in disability or aged care.</p>

Campus locations

Course page link